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Author Name    Portland, Duke of.

Title   MEMORIES OF RACING AND HUNTING.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Second Impression.

Publisher   London Faber and Faber 1935

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   29999

364 pp, 11 1/4" H. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and monogram on spine and front cover, top edge gilt. Some pages as yet unopened. Signed in pencil on front free endpaper: "From / Portland / August 11 36". Many b&w photographs, reproductions, including double-page drawing of "The Quorn Hunt, Meet at Baggrave, 1882. The Duke's memories of horses, horsemen, horse racing and 'riding to hounds'. Appendices - I: Lord George Bentinck in the House of Commons and on the Turf; II. Lord George Bentinck's Duels; III. Thirteen Winners and Fourteen Placed Horses in Classic Races and The Ascot Gold Cup, The Property of the Duke of Portland / Racing Statistics 1881-1933; IV. Trials, 1883-1918; V. Stud Records: St. Simon; VI. Great Mares and Their Influence; VII. (Celebrated Mares and Foals at Hunciecroft); VIII. Pedigrees of St. Simon, Ormonde, Carbine and Other Great Winners; IX. Principal Owners and Breeders of Classic Winners; X. Forty-One Classic Winners Trained by the late John Scott, the Wizard of the North at Malton, Yorks., between 1827 and 1863; XI. Thoroughbreds and the Ascot Gold Cup; Index. One or two tiny foxing marks on endpapers, browning to fore-edge and bottom of textblock, browning and darkening to spine and edges of boards, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine with a few tiny areas of cloth loss, small bump and tiny tear at to edge of front board, light rub marks on boards, minor wear at one corner, small slight bump at corners.

Duke  Of  Portland,  Horses,  Horse  Racing,  Thoroughbred  Horses,  Cambridgeshire,  Jockeys,  Tom  Cannon,  Carbine,  Pedigree,  Henry  Chaplin,  Viscount  Chaplin,  Hounds,  Coaching,  Four-In-hand  Club,  Coldstream  Guards,  Cottesmore  Hounds,  John  Coupland,  Master  Of  Quorn,  Fox  Hunting,  Earl  Coventry,  Goodwood,  Grand  National,  Grand  Prix  De  Paris,  Lord  Hastings,  Jockey  Club,  Kempton  Park,  Kingsclere,  La  Roche,  Lord  Manners,  Melton  Mowbray,  Modwena,  Mowerina,  Newmarket,  The  Oaks,  One  Thousand  Guineas,  Ormonde,  Captain  Pennell-Elmhirst,  John  Porter,  Trainers,  The  Pytchley,  Quorn  Hounds,  Raeburn,  Two  Thousand  Guineas,  William  Waugh,  Welbeck,  Duke  Westminster,  William  The  Third,  Windsor,  Ascot,  Huntsmen,  Brood  Mares,  Foals,  Lord  George  Bentinck,  Mathew  Dawson,  Fred  Archer,  Galopin,  John  Porter,  Duke  Richmond,  Races,  John  Scott. 

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